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South Sudan: Partners Scale-Up Action As Malaria Season Arrives - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - May 31, 2016 - 20:01

South Sudan: Partners Scale-Up Action As Malaria Season Arrives
AllAfrica.com
Juba, South Sudan — Health partners are stepping up malaria preparedness and response efforts as the season during which the disease is most endemic (May-December) arrives. Surveillance of malaria at 1,400 health facilities across the country is ...

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Malaria, Zika and Dengue Could Meet Their Match in Mosquito-Borne Bacteria - Smithsonian

Malaria News Feeds - May 31, 2016 - 18:48

Smithsonian

Malaria, Zika and Dengue Could Meet Their Match in Mosquito-Borne Bacteria
Smithsonian
And now it appears these bacterial infections, from a genus of microbes known as Wolbachia, are already at work in nature reducing the spread of malaria, at least in West Africa, something that hadn't been seen before in the real world. “Wolbachia ...

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DARPA $6.4M contract supports malaria research aimed at enhancing resilience - Next Big Future

Malaria News Feeds - May 31, 2016 - 16:00

Next Big Future

DARPA $6.4M contract supports malaria research aimed at enhancing resilience
Next Big Future
Malaria is a potentially lethal disease, but resilience in some people and non-human primates allows them to control the disease and avoid adverse outcomes, so that the infection is not incapacitating,” says Mary R. Galinski, PhD, professor of ...

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Inmate at Doncaster prison died from malaria because medics mistook symptoms for flu - Doncaster Today

Malaria News Feeds - May 31, 2016 - 15:57

Doncaster Today

Inmate at Doncaster prison died from malaria because medics mistook symptoms for flu
Doncaster Today
A jury in an inquest into the deathof Adetekunbo Ohisaga Ajakaiye found that all four doctors and one nurse from HMP Doncaster resposible for his care had acted or omitted to act, amounting to negligence and resulting in Mr Ajakaiye dying from malaria.

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Bill Gates funding research into how dogs can detect malaria - CNBC

Malaria News Feeds - May 31, 2016 - 13:40

CNBC

Bill Gates funding research into how dogs can detect malaria
CNBC
Dogs could be used to detect malaria in the future, according to new research from the U.K.'s Durham University that is being backed by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The foundation – formed by the Microsoft founder and his wife in 2000 - has ...
Dogs could soon be used to sniff out malariaWired.co.uk
Dogs who could soon sniff out malaria with Bill Gates' helpDaily Mail
Dogs can smell malaria in humans?Times of India

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Country lacks funds for malaria prevention drive - Viet Nam News

Malaria News Feeds - May 31, 2016 - 12:08

Viet Nam News

Country lacks funds for malaria prevention drive
Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI – Funds from the State budget and international sponsors for malaria elimination initiatives have declined in recent years, creating difficulties for meeting the 2030 target, a conference here heard today. In 2011, funds from the State budget ...

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Dogs could soon be used to sniff out malaria - Wired.co.uk

Malaria News Feeds - May 31, 2016 - 09:14

Wired.co.uk

Dogs could soon be used to sniff out malaria
Wired.co.uk
Tests for malaria currently involve taking blood samples by pricking the fingers of patients. These samples are then screened in a lab. A non-invasive method that doesn't require blood samples and technical expertise could therefore improve the ...
Dogs who could soon sniff out malaria with Bill Gates' helpDaily Mail
Bill Gates funding research into how dogs can detect malariaCNBC
Dogs can smell malaria in humans?Times of India

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Tanzania: Govt Closer to Eradicating Malaria By 2020 - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - May 31, 2016 - 08:53

AllAfrica.com

Tanzania: Govt Closer to Eradicating Malaria By 2020
AllAfrica.com
Mtwara — Tanzanian government in collaboration with other Malaria stakeholders has extended effort to fight the killer disease to just one per cent come 2020. In ensuring that the goal reached, the government in collaboration with several stakeholder ...

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Dogs who could soon sniff out malaria with Bill Gates' help - Daily Mail

Malaria News Feeds - May 30, 2016 - 21:46

Daily Mail

Dogs who could soon sniff out malaria with Bill Gates' help
Daily Mail
And now the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has made a £70,000 grant for a joint collaboration with the dogs for the early detection of malaria. In conjunction with Durham University, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the Medical ...
Dogs can smell malaria in humans?Times of India

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Rwanda: Malaria Cases Finally Drop At Kirehe District Hospital - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - May 30, 2016 - 14:30

Rwanda: Malaria Cases Finally Drop At Kirehe District Hospital
AllAfrica.com
From 2015 to the first months of this year, Kirehe District has been among the areas that have experienced an increase in malaria cases. Experts attributed that prevalence to constant warming of the region. Dr. Ngamije K. Patient, the director of ...

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How to Kill a Malaria Parasite Using Cholesterol - Lab Manager Magazine

Malaria News Feeds - May 30, 2016 - 13:31

How to Kill a Malaria Parasite Using Cholesterol
Lab Manager Magazine
female Anopheles sinensis mosquito A female Anopheles sinensis mosquito lands on a human hand. This mosquito is a known vector for the parasitic disease malaria.Photo credit: CDC/James Gathany, 2014Drexel University scientists have discovered an ...

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Dogs can smell malaria in humans? - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - May 30, 2016 - 05:24

Times of India

Dogs can smell malaria in humans?
Times of India
(@NiladriNath/Getty Images). Dogs may be able to sniff out malaria through their acute sense of smell , thereby saving thousands of lives through quick and noninvasive detection, scientists have claimed. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has ...

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Vasco PHC takes malaria, dengue prevention measures - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - May 29, 2016 - 22:32

Vasco PHC takes malaria, dengue prevention measures
Times of India
Vasco: The Urban health centre in Vasco on Thursday had a meeting of supervisors construction sites in Mormugao taluka to create awareness about dengue and malaria fever. The supervisors have been informed to send migrant labourers for health ...

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Mokholong: An ancient remedial method for malaria - The Arunachal Times

Malaria News Feeds - May 29, 2016 - 20:32

Mokholong: An ancient remedial method for malaria
The Arunachal Times
As claimed, the bizarre remedial method has been rescuing Myanmar's poverty ridden population from its fiercest and brutal antagonist, malaria. Interestingly, 100 per cent of the populations of Pangsau Pass Province prefer this ancient method over ...

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Prof. Koram on Elimination of Malaria - Graphic Online

Malaria News Feeds - May 29, 2016 - 12:55

Graphic Online

Prof. Koram on Elimination of Malaria
Graphic Online
Before I examine Prof. Kwadwo Koram's audacious malaria elimination advocacy, perhaps, like many things, it is best to start from the beginning, when he chose his professional path as a public health practitioner as opposed to a beckoning career in ...

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DOH conducts Malaria Awareness Day - Manila Bulletin

Malaria News Feeds - May 29, 2016 - 07:31

DOH conducts Malaria Awareness Day
Manila Bulletin
Alarmed of these findings, the Department of Health DOH-MIMAROPA conducted a Malaria Awareness Day with various activities including blood smear test, Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) and Immunochromatographic Test for Filariasis (ICT) and deworming ...

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Malaria breath test goes for field trials - GMA News

Malaria News Feeds - May 29, 2016 - 01:52

GMA News

Malaria breath test goes for field trials
GMA News
“The detection of biomarkers in breath would certainly be an easier method for malaria diagnosis,” says Iveth González, who leads the Malaria & Acute Febrile Syndrome Programme at Swiss not-for-profit the Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics.

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Malaria breathalyser tests in Bangladesh - Kaumudi Online

Malaria News Feeds - May 28, 2016 - 13:06

Malaria breathalyser tests in Bangladesh
Kaumudi Online
They have identified distinctive chemicals known as markers that can be detected in the breath of people with malaria. The researchers from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), an Australian federal government ...

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7 days, 6 minors die in Tripura of suspected Malaria - thenortheasttoday.com

Malaria News Feeds - May 28, 2016 - 08:41

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7 days, 6 minors die in Tripura of suspected Malaria
thenortheasttoday.com
AGARTALA: Over the past 7 days at least six children, aged between 30 months and eight years, have died of suspected malaria in Tripura. The deaths occurred in the tribal hamlets of Gandacherra and Amarpur subdivisions of Dhalai district. Five deaths ...

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Tripura dist reports 6 malaria deaths - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - May 28, 2016 - 04:13

Tripura dist reports 6 malaria deaths
Times of India
Agartala: At least six children, aged between 30 months and eight years, have died of suspected malaria in Tripura over the past seven days. The deaths occurred in the tribal hamlets of Gandacherra and Amarpur subdivisions of Dhalai district. Five ...

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